Name: Remus

Origin and Meaning of the Name Remus

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  • Pronunciation:
    (REE muss); (REM uss)
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    Itself (Remus)
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Miscellaneous Info for Remus

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    English speaking countries
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    According to Roman legend the city of Rome was founded by twins Romulus and Remus, who had been suckled by a she-wolf as babies. Romulus later killed Remus in an argument over divine support for ruling the city. Uncle Remus was the narrator of a collection of African American folktales of the same name adapted and compiled by Joel Chandler Harris. Another fictional bearer of the name is Remus Lupin, a popular character in J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter" series. The name is very rare in modern day usage.

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